Library and Museum Community Development Project Grants

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Subject: Education, Community Development, Reading
Deadline: Apr. 3, 2017

"National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-Libraries) and National Leadership Grants for Museums (NLG-Museums), under which this special initiative falls, support projects that address challenges faced by the library and museum fields and that have the potential to advance practice in those fields. Successful projects will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment. This joint Libraries and Museums (LAM) special call for proposals invites projects that will help LAMs and their communities learn together how to build upon the unique abilities of LAMs to achieve positive change. Successful projects will exemplify how LAMs can provide trusted spaces for ongoing community dialog and exploration of the intersections between individual narratives. In addition, successful projects will demonstrate the viability of using and adapting existing approaches gleaned from the collective impact, social well-being, and community development arenas."

Funder: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Eligibility: "Library Entity, Museum Entity, Community Entity, or Institution of Higher Education and other entities that advance the museum and library fields and that meet the eligibility criteria set forth in the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) may apply."
Amount: Up to $150,000
Contact: Link.